Press/News Category Archives: Communities

Risch, Idaho Commerce Lead Holiday Revival of Initiative to Help Idaho Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In an effort to support Idaho’s small businesses, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and the Idaho Department of Commerce today announced the return of the second annual Support Local Gems: All Season Long initiative. Support Local Gems: All Season Long is a holiday revival of the statewide  Support Local Gems public awareness campaign that encourages Idahoans to support the

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Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council BOISE, Idaho (November 29, 2021)—Governor Brad Little and the Idaho Department of Commerce are seeking applicants for the Idaho Travel Council. Council vacancies are open to residents of Region 4, which includes Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls

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Idaho Travel Council Announces November Special Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces November Special Meeting BOISE, Idaho (November 22, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually on Webex on Monday, November 29, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (MST). Guests may attend in-person at Idaho Commerce in the Sawtooth meeting room (Joe R. Williams Building, 700 W.

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Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (September 27, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Garden City at The Riverside Hotel (2900 W Chinden Blvd.) on Monday, October 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MDT). The Council will hear reports from Idaho Commerce,

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New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council BOISE, Idaho (September 13, 2021) — Governor Brad Little

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Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference BOISE, Idaho (August 30, 2021) — Idaho Tourism received high praise at the annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held earlier this month by winning the National Council of State Tourism Directors

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Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Supplemental Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Supplemental Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (August 17, 2021)—The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is now accepting supplemental applications for the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program for the

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $7.3 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho (July 29, 2021) During its meeting held in Lewiston this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $7,362,059 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be selected by the Governor BOISE, Idaho (July 20, 2021) – Nominations are now open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Idaho Governor Brad

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Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (July 16, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Lewiston at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel on Monday, July 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PDT) and Tuesday, July 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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